Fourth Avenue (Brooklyn)
Fourth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. It stretches for 6 miles (9.7 km) south from Times Plaza, which is the triangle intersection created by Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues in Downtown Brooklyn, to Shore Road and the Belt Parkway in Bay Ridge.
While southwestern Brooklyn is well served by expressways, Fourth Avenue provides an alternate for local traffic as it directly links the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Sunset Park and Bay Ridge with Downtown Brooklyn. Traffic signals along the avenue are coordinated for green wave in the peak direction.
... As stated, the BMT FourthAvenue Line (D N R trains) of the New York City Subway runs the length of FourthAvenue ... Stations are located at Atlantic Avenue– Barclays Center, Union Street, Ninth Street, Prospect Avenue 25th Street, 36th Street, 45th Street, 53rd Street, 59th Street, Bay Ridge Avenue 77th Street, 86th Street ...
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“The fourth day of Christmas,
My true love sent to me
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